The “Planetary Systems” team at IA focuses its activities around two major branches: Exoplanet research and Solar System atmospheres.
All this research is supported by our strong leading participation in a number of international projects and collaborations, including ESO and ESA projects and missions.

Latest press releases

Rare super-mercury discovered
Published 18 January, 2022 in Outreach

With data from NASA's Kepler space mission and ESO's HARPS and CORALIE spectrographs, a team lead by an Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço researcher, was able to discover... read more ❯
CHEOPS reveals a rugby ball-shaped exoplanet
Published 11 January, 2022 in Outreach

This research, lead by Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço researcher Susana Barros, is the first time that the deformation of an exoplanet has been detected. Learn more: ESA News  read more ❯

Activities

Upcoming activities

There are no new activities planned yet.

Past activities

2nd Planetary Systems day @ IA

IA planetary systems group is organizing the 2nd of the bi-yearly Planetary Systems Day. The day will feature presentations of planetary research works being done by the team and external collaborators.

1st Planetary Systems day @ IA

IA planetary systems group organizes the 1st of the bi-yearly Planetary Systems Day. The day features presentations of planetary research works being done by the team and external collaborators.

Projects